Healthy Workplaces

Workplace Resources Newsletter

Join our Activated Business Challenge today! On this page, you will find the online application as well as other information about the challenge. Sign up below!

Congratulations to All Our Activated Business Challenge Award Winners!

Gold Level Awards

Allen County Board of Developmental Disabilities (Medium Category)
Allen County Commissioners (Corporate Category)
Allen County Public Health (Medium Category)                                                          Ellerbrock Spine and Soft Tissue (Small Category)
Lima Memorial Health System (Corporate Category)
NOW Marketing Group (Small Category)                                                                        Springview Manor (Medium Category)
St. Rita’s Health Partners (Corporate Category)
The Donna Krech Companies (Small Category)
Webb Insurance Agency (Medium Category)
West Ohio Community Action Partnership (Medium-Large Category)

Silver Level Awards

Allen County RTA (Medium Category)
Anytime Fitness (Small Category)                                                                                              Area Agency on Aging 3 (Medium Category)
Lima Allen County Chamber of Commerce (Small Category)
PotashCorp (Medium-Large Category)
Procter and Gamble Lima (Large Category)
The Lima Family YMCA (Medium-Large Category)                                                          Tuttle Services (Medium Category)

Bronze Level Awards

CG Pro Bikes (Small Category)
First Federal Bank- Delphos (Small Category)
iHeartMedia (Small Category)
Lyn’s Academy of Dance (Small Category)                                                              UltraSound Special Events (Small Category)                                                            Wannemacher Total Logistics (Medium-Large Category)
Wessler Engineering (Medium Category)

Join the Activated Business Challenge!

Businesses of all sizes are encouraged to apply to become an Activated Business. The program has three levels of certification: Bronze, Silver, and Gold. Thank you to all who participated in our previous Activated Business Challenges. Applications to be recognized as a 2021-2022 Activated Business are now being accepted.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis – please feel free to apply today!

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Click here to download and print off a copy of the application if you would prefer to mail it in.

Before you get started…

Overview of potential benefits of workplace health programs to employers and employees

For Employers:

  • Lower health care and disability costs
  • Enhanced employee productivity
  • Reduced employee absenteeism
  • Decreased rates of illness and injuries
  • Enhanced corporate image
  • Improved employee morale
  • Improved employee recruitment and retention
  • Increased organizational commitment and creation of a culture of health

For Employees:

  • Increased well-being, self-image, and self-esteem
  • Improved coping skills with stress or other factors affecting health
  • Improved health status
  • Lower costs for acute health issues
  • Lower out of pocket costs for health care services (e.g., reduced premiums; deductibles; co-payments)
  • Increased access to health promotion resources and social support
  • Improved job satisfaction
  • Safer and more supportive work environment

Adapted from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s
Workplace Health Promotion Program (October 2013)

Use the links below to learn more about how you can create a healthy workplace environment for your employees.